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Whitehorse RCMP seek help identifying arson suspect

Police suspect the person was involved in a vehicle fire outside the Best Western hotel in June.

Police suspect the person was involved in a vehicle fire in June

Whitehorse RCMP are asking the public to help identify an arson suspect. (Submitted by Whitehorse RCMP)

Whitehorse RCMP are asking the public to help identify a person they suspect was involved in a vehicle fire.

At 2:45 a.m. on June 22, police were called to a vehicle fire at the Best Western hotel, says an RCMP news release issued Friday.

It says when they arrived, the box of a white truck was engulfed in flames. 

The suspect police are looking for is described as male with a "medium skin tone" and between the ages of 15 and 25. They say he was wearing a black Puma jacket, black jogging pants, black flip flops and riding a blue mountain bike. 

RCMP are asking anyone with information to contact the Whitehorse detachment.

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